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  1. My MLA

  2. Current condition

    TODAY
    Sunny 25° 43°
    Chance of rain: 50%
    Likely amount: < 1mm
    First
    light
    Sunrise Sunset Last light
    Sunrise Sunset
    6:05am CDT 6:33am CDT 8:24pm CDT 8:52pm CDT
    NOW
    29.9° Feels Like: 24.1°
    Relative Humidity: 11%
    Dew: -3.7°
    Wind: ENE 17km/h
    Gust: 19km/h
    Rainfall since 9am: 0.0mm
    Pressure: 1008.8hPa
  3. Today Weather

    Edinburgh
    Now
    30.1°c
    Feels Like:
    23.8°
    Wind:
    NE 19km/h
    Gusts:
    20km/h
    Humidity:
    10%
    Sunny
     
    25°
    Min
    43°
    Max
    Today in Edinburgh
    Very hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.
    Tomorrow
    Possible thunderstorm
    30°
    Min
    38°
    Max
    Humid. Partly cloudy. High chance of showers, most likely in the afternoon and evening. The chance of a thunderstorm. Winds NE/SE 15 to 20 km/h tending NW/NE 15 to 25 km/h before dawn then becoming NW 25 to 35 km/h early in the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching 32 to 37.
  4. Radar

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  6. Warnings

  7. Next 48 Hours


    Next 48 Hours


  8. 7 day forecast

    Today: Very hot and sunny. Winds N/NE 25 to 35 km/h tending NW/SW 15 to 20 km/h in the late afternoon then becoming light in the evening. Daytime maximum temperatures in the low 40s.

    Forecast for Edinburgh (34.7131°S, 138.6477°E, 23m AMSL)
      Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
    Summary Sunny Possible thunderstorm Possible thunderstorm Mostly sunny Cloudy Mostly sunny Sunny
    Minimum 25° 30° 22° 15° 15° 12° 14°
    Maximum 43° 38° 27° 23° 22° 24° 27°
    Chance of rain 50% 90% 90% 20% 20% 5% 5%
    Likely amount < 1mm 20-40mm 1-5mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
    UV index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme - -
    Frost risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
      9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
    Wind speed 21
    (km/h)
    17
    (km/h)
    15
    (km/h)
    28
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    27
    (km/h)
    18
    (km/h)
    26
    (km/h)
    14
    (km/h)
    19
    (km/h)
    12
    (km/h)
    20
    (km/h)
    Wind direction ENE NW NNE NNW WSW SW WSW SW SSW SSW ESE S SE S
    Relative humidity 9% 7% 45% 39% 87% 73% 62% 52% 61% 50% 54% 35% 53% 33%
    Dew point -4°C 0°C 20°C 22°C 25°C 19°C 11°C 13°C 9°C 11°C 6°C 7°C 9°C 9°C
  9. 28 Day Rainfall forecast

    Edinburgh Rain Forecast


    Edinburgh 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    30
    MEDIUM
    31
    HIGH
    Feb 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    24
    LOW
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan29

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are seven main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, eastern Australia, the southeast Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 7 February to 11 February, 19 February to 23 February, and 2 March to 6 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 7 February to 11 February, 25 February to 29 February, and 29 February to 4 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 5 February to 9 February, and 14 February to 18 February.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  10. 12 Month Rainfall Forecast

    Edinburgh Rain Forecast


    Edinburgh 12-month Rainfall Forecast
    Jan
    Feb
    Mar
    Apr
    May
    Jun
    Jul
    Aug
    Sep
    Oct
    Nov
    Dec
    2020
    7
    6
    7
    6
    5
    7
    6
    6
    6
    6
    5
    7
    10
    5
    0
    1
    2 - 3
    4 - 7
    8 - 9
    10
    Well below normal
    Below normal
    Near normal
    Above normal
    Well above normal

    Issue Notes - Issued Jan 14

    ENSO status: Neutral IOD status: Neutral SAM status: Trending neutral Sea surface temperatures (SSTs) across the equatorial central Pacific remained stable throughout December with the Nino3.4 index registering a value of 0.4 throughout the month. On the other hand, the Southern Oscillation Index (SOI) recorded a value of -5.5 in December. The current outlook suggests warmer than average SSTs will persist across the equatorial Pacific Ocean through the coming months, but remaining within neutral values. Six out of eight international models maintain a warmer than average equatorial Pacific Ocean through the first two quarters of 2020, none of these reaching El Nino thresholds. To the west of Australia, the Indian Ocean Dipole (IOD) has now returned to neutral, as waters off Western Australia have warmed up considerably. All six international models maintain neutral values until the austral winter with indications we could see another positive event later this year. In terms of rainfall across Australia, the current outlook favours a clearer below average rainfall signal for Western Australia and the Northern Territory through the remainder of January. This however, excludes any extreme weather events such as tropical cyclones. For the eastern states, there is a wetter than average signal for the coming weeks. Looking further ahead, with no significant signature from ENSO, there are no significant climate drivers tilting the balance towards a drier or wetter February. The current outlook suggests average-to-below average odds for February and March across the eastern states. The northern and western half of the country, however, could see a wet end to summer/start to autumn.

  11. Long range rainfall forecast

    Edinburgh Rain Forecast


    Edinburgh 28-day Rainfall Forecast
    SUN
    MON
    TUE
    WED
    THU
    FRI
    SAT
    30
    MEDIUM
    31
    HIGH
    Feb 1
    MEDIUM
    2
    LOW
    3
    LOW
    4
    5
    6
    7
    8
    9
    10
    11
    LOW
    12
    13
    14
    15
    16
    17
    18
    19
    20
    21
    LOW
    22
    23
    24
    LOW
    25
    LOW
    26
    27
    CHANCE OF RAINFALL WITHIN DISTRICT
    NIL < 25%
    LOW 25% to 50%
    MEDIUM 50% to 75%
    HIGH ≥ 75%
    Issued Jan29

    Issue Notes

    The hemispheric long wave pattern has remained stable in recent weeks. There are seven main troughs. Currently the most significant troughs are near the longitudes of South Africa, the Indian Ocean, Western Australia, eastern Australia, the southeast Pacific, and South America.

    Summary:

    Over southern and eastern Australia the cold front events with potential to bring widespread rain are now expected about 7 February to 11 February, 19 February to 23 February, and 2 March to 6 March. Rain events originating in the tropics and moving south are possible about 7 February to 11 February, 25 February to 29 February, and 29 February to 4 March. Over Western Australia the strongest cold fronts should occur about 5 February to 9 February, and 14 February to 18 February.

    Forecast Explanation

    This forecast is produced by a multi-model ensemble consisting of dynamical atmospheric models, which are forced by the latest observed atmosphere, ocean, land and ice conditions. The models are designed to simulate features of the real atmosphere, including the daily movement of long and short wave patterns in the Southern Hemisphere.

    The future probability of rain in each district is estimated using output from the multi-model ensemble, combined with historical information about the difference between the model forecasts and observed rainfall.

    In this deterministic framework the skill of the forecast tends to decrease with time, however the forecasts are updated daily to provide the latest estimates of rainfall probability out to 28 days.

  12. Popup - Daily historical

  13. Past 5 Days

    Edinburgh Past 5 Days

    This Month
    Minimum Maximum Rainfall
    Saturday
    Jan 25
    14.6 °C 26.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Sunday
    Jan 26
    17.6 °C 27.8 °C
    0.0 mm
    Monday
    Jan 27
    14.7 °C 26.7 °C
    0.0 mm
    Tuesday
    Jan 28
    13.0 °C 31.6 °C
    0.0 mm
    Wednesday
    Jan 29
    13.9 °C 39 °C
    0.0 mm
    Legend
  14. Almanac

    Almanac


    Edinburgh minimum temp history (34.7131°S, 138.6477°E, 23m AMSL)
    MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
    Hottest this month 42.5° 09/01/2020 Coldest this month 11.1° 18/01/2020
    Hottest on record 46.2 23/01/1982 Coldest on record 7.2 13/01/1975
    Hottest this year 42.5° 09/01/2020 Coldest this year 11.1° 18/01/2020
    Long term average 30.0° Long term average 16.5°
    Average this month 28.5° Average this month 15.7°
    Hottest January On Record Avg. max. temp. 35.4° 2001 Coldest January on record Avg. min. temp. 13.3° 1975
    Edinburgh rainfall history (34.7131°S, 138.6477°E, 23m AMSL)
    RAINFALL
    Wettest This Month 8.4mm 20/01/2020 Total This Month 11.6mm
    6.0 days
    Long Term Average 21.3mm 4.0 days Wettest January on record 92.2mm 2001
  15. Popup - Radar

    Weather Radar for SA

  16. Year to Date

    Edinburgh Year To Date

    Average Rainfall To Jan 21.3mm 4.0 day(s)
    Total For 2020 11.6mm 6.0 day(s)
    Total To This Day 2019 0.0mm 0.0 day(s)
    Wettest Day 8.4mm Jan20
    Lowest Temperature 11.1°C Jan18
    Highest Temperature 42.5°C Jan 9
  17. Popup - Monthly historical

  18. Climatology

    Climate History

    Edinburgh Climatology

    Long-Term Averages
    Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Ann
    Mean Max (°C) 30.0 30.0 26.9 23.1 19.2 15.9 15.3 16.5 19.0 22.3 25.8 27.9 22.6
    Mean Min (°C) 16.5 16.6 14.5 11.7 9.3 6.8 6.1 6.5 8.1 10.0 12.8 14.8 11.1
    Mean Rain (mm) 21.3 18.5 25.5 30.0 44.8 54.6 54.1 50.0 47.7 37.1 24.0 25.1 431.7
    Mean Rain Days 4.0 3.4 5.4 7.6 11.7 14.4 15.6 15.5 13.0 9.7 6.8 6.0 109.0